Family Poromyidae Dall 1886 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Poromyidae

Parent taxon: Poromyoidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Coan et al. 2000, Nevesskaja 2009 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxon: Cetoconchidae

Subtaxa: Cetoconcha Cymella Liopistha Neaeroporomya Poromya Pseudocuspidaria Psilomya

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (3), Panama (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Miocene of Cyprus (1), Germany (4), United States (1: Maryland)

• Oligocene of Denmark (2)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: Louisiana, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Austria (2), Brazil (15), Bulgaria (1), Cameroon (1), Canada (19: Alberta, British Columbia), China (1), the Congo-Brazzaville (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (6), Gabon (1), Germany (1), India (1), the Netherlands (1), Nigeria (4), Peru (12), Poland (8), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), USSR (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (194: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah), Venezuela (1), Zaire (1)

Total: 308 collections including 345 occurrences

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